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Tulip 'Exotic Emperor'
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Tulip 'Exotic Emperor'
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Tulip 'Exotic Emperor'
Tulip 'Exotic Emperor'

Tulip 'Exotic Emperor'

Tulip 'Exotic Emperor'

10 bulbs — £5.90

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Orders placed before 1 September 2022
You can expect your order in September 2022

Orders placed 1 September - 15 October 2022
You can expect your order in October 2022

Orders placed 16 October - 15 December 2022
You can expect your order within 10 business days

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Description

This classic beauty looks like a peony-flowering tulip, but it’s really a fosteriana. That means Tulip 'Exotic Emperor' opens early in the spring just when you’re eagerly awaiting the first blooms of spring. With its sweet scent and very showy green and cream blooms, you’ll certainly get into the spring mood the moment the buds begin to show colour. Individual blooms are long-lasting, with some people reporting a bloom life of six weeks – and vase performance is also excellent.

Sturdy stems men that the treacherous weather of early spring won’t get your Tulips 'Exotic Emperor' down. Be assured of a gorgeous display of elegant blooms.

On the 3rd image, you can see Tulip 'Exotic Emperor' combined with Tulip 'Madame Lefeber', also known as 'Red Emperor'. A beautiful colour combination for early spring!

Key features

  • Good for cutting

  • Perfect for pots

  • Thrives well in full sun

  • Packed in paper bags

  • Low maintenance

  • Fully hardy

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Tulipa 'Exotic Emperor'

  • Flower colour

    White, cream, green

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Bulb size

    12/+

  • Established height

    30-50cm

  • Established spread

    10-20cm

  • Plant spacing

    60 bulbs per m2

  • Habit

    Upright

  • Life cycle

    Short-lived perennial

  • Hardiness

    Fully hardy

  • Years to establish

    1st year

  • Sunlight

    Full sun
    Partial shade

  • Position

    Sheltered

  • Suitable for

    Pots
    Large containers
    Borders
    Cottage gardens
    Low maintenance gardens
    Cut flower gardens

  • Soil acidity

    Any

  • Soil moisture

    Free draining

  • Soil type

    Loam
    Sandy
    Stony
    Multipurpose compost
    Loam-based compost

  • Growing skill

    Easy to grow

  • Scented

    No

  • Pollinator-friendly

    No

  • Mouse resistant

    No

  • Rabbit resistant

    No

  • Deer resistant

    No

  • Toxicity

    Harmful if eaten
    Skin/eyes irritant

Plant calendar

JanFebMarAprMayJuneJulyAugSepOctNovDec
  • Planting
  • Flowering

Other information

    • Plant your Tulip 'Exotic Emperor' bulbs from mid to late autumn

    • Plant in borders or containers in sun or partial shade

    • Plant your bulbs two to three times as deep as the bulb is high

    • Space the bulbs about twice the bulb diameter apart

    • Place the Tulip 'Exotic Emperor' bulbs with the pointed side facing upwards

    Read all Tulip planting & care instructions

  • Orders placed before 1 September 2022
    You can expect your order in September 2022

    Orders placed 1 September - 15 October 2022
    You can expect your order in October 2022

    Orders placed 16 October - 15 December 2022
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

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